September 14, 2005
From: Sascha Schulz
I found these animals - a mating pair? in a rockpool at Kiama, just south south of Sydney, NSW. July 2005
Are they Aplysia extraordinaria?
email@example.comSchulz, S., 2005 (Sep 14) Aplysia sydneyensis from eastern Australia. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/14760
They are Aplysia sydneyensis, which ranges in colour from almost translucent to quite dark brown. Your two mating animals exhibit the range of background colour found in this species, but you will see they bot have the colour pattern of fine reticulate dark lines and scattered whitish or translucent patches.
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